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Journey Information

Stuttgart to Heidelberg bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$6.20
Fastest time1h 45m
Trips per day13
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Stuttgart to Heidelberg right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Does the bus take you directly from Stuttgart to Heidelberg?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Stuttgart to Heidelberg. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Stuttgart to Heidelberg?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $9.43 was the low point for bus fares from Stuttgart to Heidelberg. Buses from Heidelberg to Stuttgart are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $9.43 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $2.82 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 49 miles (79 kilometers) from Stuttgart, BW to Heidelberg, BW. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Heidelberg at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Stuttgart?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Stuttgart to Heidelberg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Stuttgart to Heidelberg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Baden-Württemberg to Baden-Württemberg without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Stuttgart to Heidelberg; ticket prices start at $12.55.

What bus companies travel from Stuttgart to Heidelberg?

There is one bus company that operates from Stuttgart to Heidelberg. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus132h 14m$9.62

Where does the bus leave from in Stuttgart?

Most buses depart from the main station in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg:

  • Stuttgart Airport
  • Kornwestheim
  • Vaihingen

Where does the bus arrive in Heidelberg?

All buses from Stuttgart arrive at one main station in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg:

  • Central Station

Price trends for buses from Stuttgart to Heidelberg

Average prices by travel date

$20$13$7SepOct

Monthly average prices

$33$27$20$13$7NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$33$27$20$13$73020100

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